Good morning Chelsea fans
Thomas Tuchel’s side drew 1-1 with Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Marcos Alonso gave Chelsea the lead with a striker finish.
But Cristiano Ronaldo equalized minutes later to share the points.
Antonio Rudiger is reportedly getting closer to his free transfer to Real Madrid as his medical treatment is scheduled for the next few days.
The Chelsea defender’s contract at Stamford Bridge expires this summer.
And after Thomas Tuchel confirmed he won’t be signing an extension, the centre-back is widely expected to join Real for free.
Former Chelsea and Liverpool right-back Glen Johnson has said Man Utd midfielder Paul Pogba “doesn’t have the character that suits either Liverpool or Chelsea”.
And finally, the three would-be owners of Chelsea have been asked by outgoing billionaire Roman Abramovich to add £500m to their offers.
Sky News’ Martin Kleinman reports that the Russian owner is asking for the extra money to match a £1billion charitable donation to be made when the football club is sold.
The price increase effectively guarantees ‘a minimum price for the club of £2.5bn’.
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